Chainalysis Reveals Real-Time Suspicious Cryptocurrency Transaction Alerts

Leading blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis has just revealed new tools to help cryptocurrency companies stay compliant with regulators. The firm’s existing “Know Your Transaction” (KYT) platform will now provide real-time alerts to companies using it. The alerts will give the company accepting payment with a reading of how likely Chainalysis deems to the funds to […]

Belgium Watchdog Extends List of Scam Crypto Companies

Belgium’s Financial Services Authority (FSMA) has added new warnings to its list of firms thought to be involved with crypto-related fraud. The financial watchdog has now alerted the nation’s investing public to a total of 121 different scam cryptocurrency-focused investment prospects since it started listing them in early 2018. The FMSA is one of the […]

Ukrainian Power Plant Officials Accused of Unauthorised Cryptocurrency Mining

SBU (Security Service of Ukraine) detectives have discovered a cryptocurrency mining operation at one of the nation’s nuclear power plants. The agency has reason to believe that it was officials at the facility that had installed the unauthorised hardware. The SBU alleges that the internet connection installed to facilitate the mining operation posed a significant […]

India: Supreme Court Gives Central Bank 2 Weeks to Justify Crypto Ban

India’s supreme court chastises central bank over crypto ban Source link

EU Antitrust Regulators Scrutinise Facebook’s “Cryptocurrency” Project

Facebook’s Libra project has been questioned by European Union anti-trust regulators. They are concerned about the project, popularly referred to as a cryptocurrency, restricting competition. Libra has been subject to immense scrutiny already from global policy and law makers. In fact, the company recently admitted that the regulatory pressure might force it to postpone or […]

Bitcoin Becoming Reserve Asset for Altcoins: Ark Investment

A recent run-up in the bitcoin price has been credited to a string of events: the US-China trade war, determined monetary easing by central banks, price manipulation via Tether’s stablecoin USDT, Facebook’s plans to launch its cryptocurrency, as well as a weakening Renminbi. But another factor may be lifting bitcoin as well: altcoins. New York-based Ark […]

Why Bitcoin Matters: Ghana Finance Crisis Ties Up $1.6 Billion for 70,000

For the longest time, Bitcoin (BTC) has been viewed as something with no inherent value. Legendary investor Warren Buffett, for instance, once called the cryptocurrency “rat poison squared”, later explaining that there isn’t much inherent value in the project. Other notable players in finance and politics, including U.S. President Donald Trump, have echoed this analysis, […]

Analyst Claims Almost 3,500 Successful Hacks on Non-Crypto Companies in 2019

Popular digital currency industry analysis Twitter account @Rhythmtrader states that almost 3,500 non-crypto companies have had their security breached so far this year. Well over a billion user accounts have been impacted by hackers. Although difficult to verify (RhythmTrader rarely cites where the figures quoted are from), some of the biggest examples have impacted hundreds […]

Investment Analyst: “Bitcoin has Become the Standard of All Crypto” and a “Convenient Safe-Haven”

According to the co-founder of DataTrek Research, current global instability is making Bitcoin a popular choice of safe-haven asset. Nicolas Colas believes that the leading crypto asset’s price swings can be used as an indicator for other markets and global events. He also argues that Bitcoin’s relative immaturity compared with traditional asset classes will mean […]

Despite CEO Claims, Dash Isn’t Really the ‘Most Used’ Crypto in Venezuela

Despite wide-spread efforts and expensive advertising, Dash isn’t taking off in Caracas. Source link